Stephen Karam

Stephen Karam is the author of Sons Of The Prophet, which recently ended its extended Off-Broadway run at the Laura Pels Theater in New York City (Roundabout Theatre Company) following its debut at the Huntington Theatre Company. Other plays include Speech & Debate (the inaugural production of Roundabout Underground); Columbinus (New York Theatre Workshop); Girl On Girl (Brown/Trinity Playwrights Rep); and Emma (a modern, musical version of Jane Austen's novel), performed by students at the Professional Performing Arts High School in NYC in association with Waterwell (published by Playscripts, Inc.). His other plays are published by Dramatists Play Service, American Theatre Magazine, Northwestern University Press and Dramatic Publishing Co.; his freelance writing has appeared in NY Magazine, The Advocate and McSweeneys.net. He is the author of the libretto for DARK SISTERS, an original chamber opera with composer Nico Muhly (co-produced by Gotham Chamber Opera, MTG and Opera Company of Philadelphia). A MacDowell Colony Fellow, Stephen grew up in Scranton, PA and is a graduate of Brown University.